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  1. Labour TD Jan O'Sullivan refers removal of posters to the Gardaí

    Sun Apr 22, 2018 - 02:04 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party TD for Limerick City, Jan O’Sullivan has referred the removal of Labour Party posters on the Referendum to Repeal the Eighth to the Gardaí in Limerick City.This comes as Deputy O’Sul...
  2. Labour wants Digital Age of Consent set at 16

    Sun Apr 22, 2018 - 02:03 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Party Justice Spokesperson Seán Sherlock has reiterated that the Labour Party supports, and will seek to set the digital age of consent at 16, and will bring forward amendments to achieve that...
  3. Arts community should not be afraid to address political issues

    Sun Apr 22, 2018 - 12:13 pm - Rebecca Moynihan, Cllr Ahead of tomorrow’s painting over of the Maser ‘Repeal the Eighth’ mural, Labour spokesperson on Community Arts and Dublin City Councillor, Rebecca Moynihan, has questioned the legal basis for t...
  4. Cllr Jane Horgan Jones appointed as Labour Director of Elections for Referendum

    Sat Apr 21, 2018 - 12:30 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Brendan Howlin warns against complacency.On the recommendation of Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD, Cllr Jane Horgan Jones was appointed as the Director of Elections for the Referendum campaign t...
  5. Charities Regulator have questions to answer on removal of Repeal mural

    Fri Apr 20, 2018 - 05:16 pm - Rebecca Moynihan, Cllr Labour Party spokesperson on Community Arts, Councillor Rebecca Moynihan, has said that the removal of the Maser Repeal the 8th mural at the Project Arts Centre is an affront to democracy and freedom ...
  6. Time for Ireland to ban microbeads and microplastics

    Thu Apr 19, 2018 - 05:10 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Statements on Plastic and Packaging PollutionDáil Éireann, April 19th 2018I welcome the opportunity to speak to this issue.  As we speak, I have a Bill before the House on the prohibition of microb...
  7. Repealing the 8th Amendment is a workers’ rights issue

    Thu Apr 19, 2018 - 03:36 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour Party spokesperson on Employment and Workers’ Rights, Senator Ged Nash, has welcomed the Irish Congress of Trade Unions highlighting how important repealing the eighth amendment is for workin...
  8. State needs to speed up delivery of social housing

    Thu Apr 19, 2018 - 11:23 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said the State needs to increase its social housing targets and not continue to rely so heavily on the private sector to provide social and aff...
  9. Dáil speech by Jan O'Sullivan on the Provision of Objective Sex Education Bill 2018

    Wed Apr 18, 2018 - 05:36 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Provision of Objective Sex Education Bill 2018Dáil Éireann, April 18th 2018CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYThe objectives of this Bill are broadly in line with the recommendation on Sex Education of the Oirea...
  10. ESRI report confirms minimum wage hikes do not cost jobs

    Wed Apr 18, 2018 - 01:47 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour Party Employment and Social Affairs spokesperson, Senator Ged Nash, has welcomed the publication of ESRI research commissioned by the Low Pay Commission (LPC) which confirms that the 50 cent an...
  11. Speech by Seán Sherlock TD on Data Protection Bill 2017

    Wed Apr 18, 2018 - 09:38 am - Sean Sherlock TD The first issue I wish to raise relates to the complexity of the data protection code. In Ireland we have chosen to retain most of the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003, although we will in the futur...
  12. Dáil speech by Willie Penrose on the fodder crisis

    Wed Apr 18, 2018 - 09:33 am - Willie Penrose TD Motion on the fodder crisisDáil Éireann, April 17th 2018I am pleased to have the opportunity to speak in this important debate pertaining to the fodder crisis in the Dáil this evening.  I do so on...
  13. Flanagan agrees to Kelly Request for Departmental Trawl Regarding Co-operation with O'Higgins and O'Neill

    Tue Apr 17, 2018 - 06:44 pm - Alan Kelly TD Questioning the Minister for Justice today in the Dáil, Labour TD Alan Kelly had asked if the Minister is satisfied that his Department provided full information to and co-operated fully with the O...
  14. Student Accommodation should be included in rent pressure zones

    Tue Apr 17, 2018 - 03:17 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said that the Government should ensure that student accommodation should be included in rent pressure zones.Senator Ó Ríordái...
  15. Penrose pays tribute to the late singer Big Tom

    Tue Apr 17, 2018 - 02:54 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour TD Willie Penrose has paid tribute to the late singer Big Tom McBride who has died at the age of 81.Deputy Penrose said:“As someone who has always been very supportive of the Irish music indu...